A group of Russian companies are sponsoring the £250,000 ($385,000) repair of HMS Belfast, a former Royal Navy light cruiser that now serves as a floating museum on the river Thames in London.
Monthly Archive: September 2010
Russia are quietly confident that they will be selected to host the 2018 Football World Cup.
Arctic Progress is a new blog from Anatoly Karlin devoted to the Arctic region.
The BBC have confirmed that they, and the British Foreign Office, are considering cuts to the BBC Worldwide Service. The expensive BBC Russian service is one of those likely to be marked for closure.
Russian media are reporting that the Mir-2 Russian Mini-Submarine may have discovered a treasure trove of the Tsar’s gold, buried at the bottom of Lake Baikal. RIA Novosti reports that: “…the Mir-2 submersible found...
Major-General Yuri Ivanov, one of Russia’s top spies is found dead after washing up on a Turkish beach.
More on the story about a British MP’s Russian aide being investigated by MI5 as it’s reported that the MP is regarded as the most pro-Russian MP in the UK.